TOWPATH CLOSURE (MILE 31.1). In the area of Lumberville the towpath is CLOSED at the Lumberville Aqueduct Pedestrian Bridge. The purpose of this closure is for PUBLIC SAFETY and will be in effect until the crossing can be made safe. Trail users should turn around at the closure and NOT attempt to get by it. The aqueduct and associated pedestrian crossing sustained significant damages during Tropical Storm Ida to include the loss of a structural pier beneath the aqueduct.
7/5/2022 Update: If you plan to use the Delaware Canal region of the D&L Trail it is highly advised that you use caution between Easton (MP 58.89) and Point Pleasant, Lock 14 (MP32.3) keeping alert for trail damage or debris. The towpath is closed in the area of Upper Black Eddy (MP 43) due to a bank collapse/washout to the river and Lumberville (MP 31) for the emergency removal of the Lumberville Aqueduct. Keep alert for heavy equipment canal dredging closures. Heed all signs for road and towpath closures. Check back for status updates.
This section is part of over 50 miles of the D&L Trail designated as National Recreation Trail within Delaware Canal State Park from Easton to Bristol near Philadelphia. For more information specific to the D&L Trail along the Delaware Canal please refer to the Delaware Canal State Park.